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DTMF, eh?

What can I do to make things go smoothly when I quit Sprint for another mobile provider in a few months? [more inside]
posted by jepler on Feb 2, 2012 - 6 answers

Masking my landline's outgoing number, with another phone number.

I just moved to a new part of the state, and had a landline telephone installed through my local telco. I asked if they could port my old number (123)-xxx-xxxx to my new landline, and they said my old number was not in the same "Rate Center". I confirmed that they were telling the truth based on this AskMeFi post. I have the option to enable call forwarding from my old number to my new landline, which takes care of incoming calls. Now I am turning to you, the hivemind, to find out how to dial out from my new landline, and have my old number, (123)-xxx-xxxx, show up on other peoples' caller ID. I've done some searching and found a bunch of convoluted VoIP setups that would achieve this solution for me, but I'm not that technical, and I don't want to have to dial a million numbers just to make a single phone call from my land-line. Does the hive mind have any simple solutions?
posted by WhereAmI on Jul 6, 2011 - 4 answers

How do I keep my old number, and forward all calls?

How can I keep my old cell number, and forward all calls to my new work cell? Reliability is key, not-expensive is good. [more inside]
posted by CruiseSavvy on Jan 15, 2010 - 12 answers

Cheap call-forwarding or voice-mail-only or recorded-message-only services to point phone numbers to?

I'm thinking of switching phone services, as I often do. It's such a hassle to keep porting phone numbers (LNP), or, actually switching phone numbers. My particular situation is that I have two phone numbers of Vonage, and one on my iPhone - I want to keep the iPhone but dump Vonage while keeping the numbers - I want to try Skype, but they don't let you port phone numbers in. What's a cheap way to keep these phone numbers? More specifically, I'm curious about the following: [more inside]
posted by tunesmith on Jul 23, 2008 - 5 answers

Cell phones, changing carriers, number portability and other considerations

Cell phones, changing carriers, number portability and other considerations. [more inside]
posted by Kwantsar on Feb 9, 2006 - 9 answers

Parking a telephone number.

I need a quick and preferably cheap method to park a wireless phone number I don't want to lose. [more inside]
posted by britain on Jun 23, 2005 - 2 answers

Transferring a Phone Number

CurseThePhoneCompanyFilter: My phone company won’t acknowledge that I’m a customer! How can I get them to let me transfer my number to another, non-crazy company? (More inside from a long-time AskMe lurker with a brand new account) [more inside]
posted by handful of rain on Nov 19, 2004 - 5 answers

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